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Witness found in Colchester sex assault investigation

PUBLISHED: 19:58 08 July 2019 | UPDATED: 11:32 09 July 2019

Do you recognise this woman? Police say she may have information about an alleged sexual assault in Colchester Picture: ESSEX POLICE

Do you recognise this woman? Police say she may have information about an alleged sexual assault in Colchester Picture: ESSEX POLICE

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Police have located a woman captured on CCTV they were seeking who may have had information about a sexual assault they are investigating in Colchester.

According to a spokesman for Essex Police, two men attempted to sexually assault a woman as she walked along North Hill between 7.30am and 8am on Sunday, June 2.

He said: "The woman called a relative to report that the men dragged her into an alleyway and attempted to touch her before she defended herself and ran off.

"She also reported that one of the men exposed himself."

The woman police identified as being in the area at the time and may have witness the incident has now been located.

Officers confirmed she is assisting with their enquiries.


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